Areas of Expertise
Dr Annabelle Leong has considerable experience in the diagnosis and treatment of many ENT conditions in both children and adults. She always makes sure that her patients have a detailed explanation of their problem and treatment plan, so that a joint decision in the patient’s best interests may be made. She is familiar with treating children and gets along well with them, having also had experience in managing paediatric conditions at every step of her ENT training in London, UK and Toronto, Canada.
At the first consultation, clinical examination will be tailored to suit the patient’s condition and may include a flexible nasoendoscopy to provide detailed assessment of the nose and throat. The ears will also be checked and a hearing test arranged if necessary.
Here are just some of the ENT procedures that Dr Annabelle has a specialist interest in:
Ears: Myringoplasty (closure of eardrum perforation/hole), mastoid surgery, meatoplasty (enlarging the ear opening), ossiculoplasty (hearing reconstruction), stapedotomy (hearing reconstruction), endoscopic ear surgery, hearing aids and hearing implants, including cochlear implants and Bone Anchored Hearing Aids, removal of foreign body, draining of middle ear fluid and insertion of ventilation tube, balloon dilatation of Eustachian tube
Nose: Nasal septum surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, removal of polyps, turbinate surgery, postnasal space biopsy, radiofrequency ablation of turbinates, nasal cautery for nosebleeds
Throat/Voicebox: Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, Microsurgery of larynx (voicebox), uvulo-palatoplasty (for snoring), removal of foreign body e.g. fishbone, release of tongue tie
Neck: Salivary gland surgery, thyroid surgery, thyroglossal cyst removal, lymph node excision
Ears: Myringoplasty, mastoid surgery, meatoplasty, grommets/ventilation tubes, excision of preauricular sinus, endoscopic ear surgery, removal of foreign body, hearing aids and hearing implants including cochlear implants and Bone Anchored Hearing Aids
Nose: Adenoidectomy, nasal cautery for nosebleeds, nasal septum surgery, removal of foreign body, turbinate surgery, radiofrequency ablation of turbinates
Throat/Airway/Neck: Tonsillectomy, lymph node excision, release of tongue tie